HOW DO WE WELCOME THIS NEW YEAR?

HOW DO WE WELCOME THIS NEW YEAR?

With hope, I think. How else can we go forward in this challenging time? It’s so easy to feel discouraged, or to languish, as The New York Times so aptly phrased it, as we enter yet another year of pandemic. So let’s do our best to stay hopeful, and find a...
Divisible by Tree

Divisible by Tree

Today I hung a new exhibition of 30 images all based on tree forms. Twelve are collage on canvas and all are variations on the same tree. I have been thinking for several years about how does one represent a year? These are part of this inquiry. The other 18 pieces...

APPRECIATING THE SPIDER’S WORK This morning as I was getting ready to head to the studio I noticed two separate sets of neighbors pause on the sidewalk outside my door. Each one stooped with their phone cameras and snapped a picture. One walked on, but the other...

Juggling Jars….

This is a collage titled “Juggling Jars”. It’s Aquarius, the Water Carrier. The water is pouring out of the jars he juggles. The constellation Aquarius is defined by very thin copper...

MEET ME HOME: An Art and Poetry Exhibition

ARTIST: MARSHA PIPPENGER, Dayton, Ohio POET: AIMEE NOEL, Dayton, Ohio INTRODUCTION: This exhibition will hang at The McMillan Gallery in Dayton, Ohio through the spring. Due to coronavirus, the opening was live on Facebook. Collaborating with a talented local poet,...

New Show Opening

First Friday of May I open a new exhibition with Aimee Noel who is a Dayton poet. The show, “Meet Me Home” is a response to issues of immigration. I made art and Aimee wrote poetry in response. Here’s a teaser: This one is Circle Two: Shut Out, part...

Viralart

Everything is viral in the current landscape. I decided I needed to add some new images, so I will be doing so to give y’all something new to view. This collage was created for Harmony Creek Church in Dayton as part of a sermon series on Women in the Bible. This...

Collage Tapestry updates

Adding some new tapestries, photos long overdue! Rainbow Connection, Tapestry One, no longer available. This is the second tapestry I made, titled Another Sea Change. It too is no longer available. This heart tapestry indicates that “the heart of our country is...

Making Jewelry

So I have never mentioned that I also make collage jewelry. Sometimes it’s a nice change to work small and I enjoy making these tiny “jewels”. They are pendants about 1 by 3 inches, $18 per pendant, and you can add a matching chain for $2. It’s...

Where have I been?

A good question! It has been a very active winter and spring, and I have not kept up with posts at all! So a quick update. I taught five classes during the winter – crazy crazy – but all are now successfully completed. I welcomed grandchild number two! I...

INTERACTION IS THE ART

Yesterday I read in the Dayton Daily News about the newest special exhibition at the Dayton Art Institute. The show is titled “Into the Ether: Contemporary Light Artists” and is the first of five exhibitions, each one focusing on one of the elements (air, earth, fire,...